The Worst Weight-Loss Advice Robert Herbst Ever Received

The Worst Weight-Loss Advice Robert Herbst Ever Received

You may have heard it all your life, but it’s the worst weight-loss advice I’ve ever received. It was a pleasure to debunk a few popular weight-loss myths alongside other health and fitness experts in the Health & Fitness Cheat Sheet. Read the...
Recommendations for Olympic Drug Testing Adopted By WADA Report

Recommendations for Olympic Drug Testing Adopted By WADA Report

While world television audiences were enjoying the sports performances at the Rio Olympics on television and commentators were saying that maybe the Rio Organizing Committee was going to pull the Olympics off after all, those of us charged with administering the drug...
Dreams

Dreams

I just sat talking with a Kazakstani 69 kg welterweight gold medal boxer. He will clearly need a lot of stitches inside and out to close the gash over his right eye near his nose. He sat hunched over, cradling the gold medal with his hands between his knees, staring...
What Do We Tell The People Who Came In Fourth?

What Do We Tell The People Who Came In Fourth?

Olympic officials have retested almost 1,000 samples collected during the 2008 and 2012 Olympics and 103 were found to be positive. The tests were performed with improved analytical methods which can detect prohibited substances that could not be identified with the...
Life goes On

Life goes On

While I have been preparing for my role of supervising the drug testing at the Olympics, I have not lost sight of my own goals in sport as a powerlifter and part of me is already looking past the Olympics.  I remember in October 2012, while competing in the World...

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